Maruti Suzuki Baleno : Rs. 6.13 – 9.65 Lakh
Maruti Baleno Key Specifications
|Fuel Type||Petrol Only|
|Transmission||Manual & Automatic|
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|Ground Clearance (Unladen)||170 mm|
|Boot Space||339 Liters|
Maruti Baleno Latest Updates
Unofficial bookings of the facelifted Maruti Suzuki Baleno have begun at select dealerships for a token of Rs 11,000. The upcoming hatchback will likely be offered in four trims: Sigma, Delta, Zeta, and Alpha. Customers will get an option of two petrol engines: 83PS 1.2-litre K12B and 90PS 1.2-litre Dualjet with a mild-hybrid system. Transmission options will include a 5-speed manual as standard and an optional CVT (for the Dualjet unit).
Maruti Suzuki is expected to price the 2022 Baleno at a premium over the current model, which retails from Rs 6.14 lakh to Rs 9.66 lakh (ex-showroom). The facelifted hatchback will renew its rivalry with the Hyundai i20, Toyota Glanza, Tata Altroz, Honda Jazz, and Volkswagen Polo..
Maruti Baleno Price
The Baleno is priced from Rs. 6.13 – 9.65 Lakh (ex-showroom Begusarai). Baleno comes in 9 variants of spec and feature combinations and available in 5 colours. Baleno also comes with 2 automatic variants starting at Rs. 8.20 Lakh.
Maruti Baleno Specifications
Maruti Suzuki offers the Baleno with two petrol engine options: a 83PS 1.2-litre K12B unit and a 90PS 1.2-litre Dual Jet engine. The latter also comes with a mild hybrid system that packs features like torque assist and start-stop functions. Both engines are offered with a 5-speed manual transmission. However, if you want an automatic Baleno, the CVT is offered with the standard 1.2-litre K12B engine only. In terms of dimensions, the Baleno is 3995mm long, 1745mm wide, 1510mm tall and has a 2520mm long wheelbase.
Maruti Baleno Features
Outside, it comes with LED projector headlamps, 16-inch alloy wheels and LED tail lamps. Inside, features include a 7-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, climate control, steering mounted audio control, a multi-info display, electrically adjustable ORVMs and keyless entry with push button start. Safety features include dual airbags, ABS with EBD and rear parking sensors.
Maruti Baleno Competitors
The Baleno locks horns with the Hyundai i20, Tata Altroz and the Honda Jazz.
Maruti Baleno Variants
The Baleno is offered in four variants: Sigma, Delta, Zeta and Alpha. Apart from the base variants, all variants come with automatic transmission. Meanwhile, the Dualjet motor is offered in the mid-spec Delta and Zeta variants.
- Petrol (9 Variants)
- Manual (6 Variants)
- Automatic (3 Variants)
|Baleno Sigma21.01 Kmpl . Petrol . Manual||Rs. 6.13 Lakh||View February Offers|
|Baleno Delta21.01 Kmpl . Petrol . Manual||Rs. 7.00 Lakh||View February Offers|
|Baleno Zeta21.01 Kmpl . Petrol . Manual||Rs. 7.69 Lakh||View February Offers|
What is good and bad in Baleno?
- Baleno PositivesNicely loaded, efficient engines, petrol options are BS6 compliant, loads of space for a hatchback and more than some sedans too!
- Baleno NegativesLacklustre diesel motor, build quality, CVT automatic isn’t the best
- Expert’s ConclusionIf you are looking for a hatch which ticks a lot of boxes, the Baleno is a great option. There’s plenty of features, efficient engine options and more space than a number of more expensive sedans.